Moving Abroad 

Moving Home Insurance Coverage Basics

There are a lot of expenses to consider when planning a move, including insurance. Moving and relocation insurance can be expensive, but it can be a very worthwhile expenditure. Buying insurance for your personal needs after the move will also be a time-consuming but necessary task. When it’s time to relocate, consider what items need to be covered by insurance to provide protection for you and your family during and after the move. Moving Personal Belongings and Insurance Coverage Options Moving insurance provides coverage for personal belongings so you can…

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Opportunities Abroad for Senior Volunteers

While volunteering abroad conjures visions of backpacking through remote villages to project locations and many a young person heading off from home for the first time to change the world, this experience is not just for the young. Volunteering abroad is also for the young at heart. Many women say they would like to volunteer, after the end of their formal working lives. A Senior Volunteer Abroad Speaks Gloria Kramer visited Ghana to volunteer in December 2007, spending 3 months living off her pension and working with Ghanaian crafts women…

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Finding Caribbean Jobs

The BVI’s are a popular island destination in the Caribbean. If you are looking to move to the Caribbean and need a job, or if you are interested in a job for the season, or a more permanent post with a view to moving there later; there are several options open to you. Within the Caribbean are all the islands you’ve heard about; Cayman, British Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, plus hundreds more you probably have not heard of at all. Average temperatures there are…

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Expats Returning Home

The End of Expatriate Life Can Lead to Re-Entry Shock When I worked here, I met dozens of people who moved to Spain, but for one reason or another later chose to return to the UK. I was surprised to find that repatriating expats often find that going home is harder than they expected. These tips for avoiding reverse culture shock may make readjusting easier: A move overseas sometimes leaves expatriates grappling with culture shock as they attempt to come to terms with their new cultural environment. The intensity of…

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